Kattie Laur has a background in broadcast radio so it naturally seemed to follow that she would become interested in podcasts. She’s putting that passion to good use as a podcast producer and gives us some tips on what makes a great show, why she feels podcasts are an important medium and how they’re the wave of the advertising future.
In this first part of our interview, she talks about:
* her beginnings in studying broadcasting
* her interesting relationship with the CBC
* how she got into podcasting
* how she decided she could produce podcasts for a living
* what kinds of clients she works with
* what fires her up about producing podcasts
* why she feels the concept is way more important than the equipment you use.
* how audio branding plays a role in the production of podcasts
Her website is at: https://www.kattielaur.com
She has some really helpful information in her blogs, too!
She’s written about the 5 key things you need to think about before starting a podcast: https://www.kattielaur.com/blog/how-to-start-a-podcast-5-key-things
And she’s started a blog series that highlights women podcasters and their shows: https://www.kattielaur.com/blog/podcasts-by-women-to-stop-sleeping-on-vol-1
Her ethical travel podcast is called Alpaca My Bags: https://audioboom.com/channels/4984382
(and is in all the major podcast outlets)
And you can find and follow her on Twitter: @podkatt
This episode was very skillfully made to sound beautiful by the talented Humberto Franco (http://www.humbertofranco.com/).